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Teen In Suspicious Vehicle At Yorktown Park Had Cocaine, LSD, Police Say

John Hand Park in Yorktown.
John Hand Park in Yorktown. Photo Credit: File photo

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A teen from Croton-on-the-Hudson was hit with multiple drug charges at a Yorktown Heights park on Sunday night.

Jonathan G. Ferrante, 19, was found in possession of a quantity of cocaine, LSD and marijuana, while occupying a vehicle in the parking lot of John Hand Park, Yorktown Heights Police said.

Officer Michael Woodard was on patrol in the area of park when he reportedly approached a suspicious vehicle. An investigation revealed that the  Ferrante was allegedly in possession of drugs.

He was charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, with one count being a felony.

The defendant arrested and transported to the Yorktown Police Department. Bail was set at $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond and he was released pending a court appearance.

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